Belfast City Hospital

Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Belfast City Hospital is a 900-bed modern university teaching hospital providing local acute services and key regional specialities. It is focussed on developing regional cancer and renal services and is the largest general hospital in the United Kingdom. The critical care unit provides intensive care to patients with life-threatening illnesses after major, complex surgery and following serious accidents.

The lighting control system installed is from the Thorlux ColourActive range, which cycles the colour temperature of the light source over 24 hours. The luminaires' colour temperature (CCT) varies from 3000K to 6500K to replicate natural daylight changes. In addition, the system is dimmable, providing individual lighting level control within each bed bay whilst maintaining outstandingly high uniformity and a shadow-free working platform for staff. Crash scenes are included at each bedhead and for the whole ward to give maximum output (1000+ lux) from one fail-safe switch.

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